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the city, so much attention was being paid to increasing targeting, people who are making a tv ad, i was always talking about the people who could explain why they were doing. how do you know that, why do you do that, at some point, they did it because they had some sort of rules that wasn't really based on any research. .. the sort of message going back and forth. and after 2009i released this burgeoning wall of people doing empirical research in the campaigns and academia and institutions in washington and elsewhere convinced that is where the untold story of a lot of what's really going on in the elections these days are taking place. >> host: interesting. what do you want the reader of this book to most understand when they read this book what is that not get that you want them to come away with? >> guest: i want them to understand that what we see on tv and in the newspaper every day as sort of the campaigns is the riddle of everything that is going on. the campaigns are far more than what is set in the ads were some of the candidate goes for the candidates running mate or sp
attention to sort of passive technique just because i'm from a big city, so much attention was being paid to the vote counting and precinct targeting. so i talk to more people, and i was always shocked as a think anybody who's spent a lot of time run campaigns is that most of the people i talk you could explain to me why they did anything that they would do. like how do you know that, how do you do that? at some point they did because that some sort of rule that was really based on any research. and so i sort of when run campaigns to some degree with skepticism, the practices that were taking place and the way they were spending time, and as big as i learned about people, starting in academe who are doing the field experiments, randomized control trials, within being adopted by people in the political world, and fund more about all the innovations of data, targeting based on, basically revolutionize campaigns in the last decade. this was a major generational shift in that in addition to all the new forms of research changing, the way campaigns operate issue that this kind of cultural tens
was but it's not a large city. he was in columbus and cleveland it was a county seat and the reason he went there is they had seen the registration numbers for lagging in this particular area and to reach the registration goals which the head disaggregate it from the state down to this particular piece of turf they had him do a concert oriented registration the city hall or people could go and register and it wasn't that they send john legend to turn people out, and that's happening in broadway everywhere and so there will be states we're talking about at the end of october where they are competing but each will be competing differently and each of them based on their vocals which are coming out of those microtargeting prevention's which are taking every name of every individual person they think is already supporting them and considering the target taking every name of people they think of as purse readable and that is informing the tv buys, but the candidate goes, the male and everything. >> host: with everything you know, where do you think the key state -- will there be one that it come
, california. i'm sorry, first jane in new york city. >> that afternoon. i appreciate you. you raised the question of of only one woman being in the book. you did not answer that question and i would like to revisit it. my concern is that there is only one woman. there are several women inventors. why out of all african american inventors fair, white is there only one -- why is there only one -- and all only one -- and all the ones we did during black history month, okay, joy, thanks. >> the ones that we were able to work fine, -- the ones we were able to find, of course, there could be a book on women inventors. all the other ones we thought were significant and we didn't want to exclude women. so we made sure that we had our women's invention. the woman whose future. >> you are also very involved in education, which is a big effort to get science technology and math and engineering and the like. is this in concert without ever? >> yes, i think that is a fact that all the people that are heroes in this book, they are mathematicians and engineers and, a chemist and other people involv
. they probably also know they're going to go down in flames, but it's close. so easter is really pushing the city starts coming out. and nixon and his attorney general, john mitchell, who actually have kind of concoct good this whole rehnquist combination, a whole another story. it is fascinating. so nixon and mitchell start to worry that they are going to lose this. nixon had a lot of trouble getting his nominees confirmed on just such a basis for this. so rehnquist professes that he actually doesn't even remember this memo. it's possible. because he doesn't remember it, he could be very unconsciously or consciously believe you didn't write it or that he wrote it at the time explains that this was -- this is justice jackson's request for a summation of his views, not of my own. not bad actually, there was no one there that could rebut that, even though their opinions expressed both ways. rehnquist was not under oath, said he submitted a better to the chairman at that point of the judiciary committee and said this is my recollection. it was justice jackson's views it as a spazzing, not my own. >>
the november 20 deal, by november 29 kennedy is saying actually look khrushchev the city will probably remove these in due course was the phrase he used. but he really has no intention to do it and they don't really have any leverage and the only leverage we can offer is we will formalize a militarization guarantee that i really don't want to pay that price. that's too high a price so essentially maybe we will just have to live with it. so what happened, the soviets of their own volition, their own arguments with the cuban said that deciding to pull out the tactical mcleer weapons. the americans did not force that and the americans also did not force them to pull a combat troops although they kept you'd raising it and kennedy is still talking about it in the weeks before his assassination but they ended up staying or at least a group of them ended up staying a year and half later when jimmy carter is heading the soviets or gate in october of 1979. >> host: they have been forgotten about. >> guest: .dates back to this position in 1962 that we are not going to make these a top-tier priority and
for more information on this and other cities visited a ibook to these local content vehicle go to c-span.org/local content. >> coming up, booktv% after words an hour-long program where we invite guest host to interview authors. this week, legal journalist john jenkins and his in his book, "the partistan" the life of william rehnquist. in it the publisher "cq" press details the early career and a 33 year supreme court tenure of the former chief justice. he talks with supreme court reporter and the biographer for justices o'connor and scalia, joan biskupic. >> host: welcome john jenkins. we are here to talk about your new book, "the partistan" the life of william rehnquist. i want to start with one general question to give our viewers a sense of who the chief justices and we william rehnquist was important. there've only been 17 chiefs, correct? tell us a little bit about the position. what's what's is the chief justice of the united states do in the importance of william rehnquist and then we will go into the chronology. yes go the chief has two roles in the judicial system. he is fi
person, and you have three wonderful days. we bring an intellectual feast to a fun city, you know, las vegas so it's cool. >> what's your background? >> well, i grew up in portland, oregon, and i am a active mormon and so i went on a mission for the mormon church and graduated from byu and worked for the cia and then broke out into the financial world and since then, got married, five children, moved to the bahamas for two years, life in living color, saved enough money to move to london where we bought a flat, and been to 71 countries, just i've written ininvestment news letters. that's my primary source of income, the news letter called "forecast and strategies" that i wrote since 1980, but i have a foot in the academic world. i wrote a number of books on economics. i teach economics and business in florida, columbia university in new york, and new mercy college. that's a little summary. i should mention here at freedom fest my wife does the anthem film festival. we have a film festival here as well. we have a lot of things that we do, and we really enjoyed it. >> very quickly, what
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